The Patrick A. Finn team is following recommendations set forth by the State Of Illinois to practice social distancing and minimize the spread of COVID-19. Our team is making adjustments to work remotely to continue assisting our clients. We are happy to announce that we will be offering virtual consultations by appointment only until further notice. Please contact us at 847-358-4133 or schedule a virtual consultation by filling out this form. We hope you are all staying happy and healthy!

Additions: Build Up or Build Out?

You’ve been living in your home for quite a while now and it’s just too small. You love your neighborhood, school district, local friends and don’t want to deal with the hassle of moving. Sound familiar? This is the story for our clients who have..

Pros & Cons of Open Floor Plans

Open concept design has been trending for years now. Many people like the idea of making their home feel more like a gathering space. While open concept floor plans continue to trend in our area, you’ll want to consider the pros and cons before..

Home Gym Design Tips

Quarantine life has put a new perspective on many areas of our lives. It has made us realize some of those ‘small things’ that we took for granted. One thing many people have said they miss is their gym. To those of you who have a gym membership,..

The Best Way to Approach Interior Design When Remodeling Your Home

We talk to many clients at Patrick A. Finn who are excited and energized about their home remodel. They’ve thought of what rooms they want to improve, the layout of their new space, and even features and appliances they want included. 

Kitchen Design: The Working Triangle

The working triangle, or golden triangle, are buzzwords in the remodeling community and for good reason. But what exactly does working triangle mean and why does it matter to you? The term working triangle refers to the ideal layout of your sink,..

8 Ideas for Integrating European Styling into Your Home

Given the beauty and history of the “old continent,” it’s no wonder homeowners here in Chicagoland want to replicate the elegance and richness of European home designs. Whether it’s Ireland, France, Italy, or England, European design styles come..

Basement Finishing Inspiration for Your Home

Finished basements can add a multitude of usable space to your home for everyone in the family. If finishing your basement is something that you’ve been giving some thought to, but aren’t sure where to start, we’re here to help! An unfinished..

Kitchen Features: The Beverage Station

Kitchen remodels are full of essential decisions. What accessories should you include in your cabinets? How big should your island be? What kind of appliances should you choose? The list goes on and on. Today we are focusing on a kitchen feature..

5 Stunning Details in this Deer Park Basement Remodel

It's not every day that we get to collaborate with our clients acting as a designer, but we had the marvelous opportunity to work with this Deer Park-based accountant with an interior design degree to remodel her basement! For those of us whose..

Adding Architectural Interest to Your Home's Exterior

We previously wrote about how to add architectural interest to your home’s interior, so now we’d like to share some of our favorite tips on how to add architectural interest to your home’s exterior. Sometimes when one buys a home, it has a lot of..